Designer: Poppyhead Consultancy
Client: Poppyhead Consultancy
Awards: Grand Designs Live Best Show Garden
Following our triple Gold medal track record for building show gardens at RHS Tatton Park, we were approached by Manchester based Poppyhead Consultancy to build a show garden at Grand Designs Live in Birmingham.
With the steer of the design being towards sustainable living with a contemporary twist, the garden immediately struck a chord, we were sold.
What ensued was a frantic 5 weeks of thrashing out design detail, sourcing suppliers and pre-fabricating as much of the garden as possible, helped along by the fastidious IDM Engineering.
Once at the NEC, we only had a 3 day window in which to install the garden, so every second counted – thanks to the hard work of everyone involved, we finished on time and the result speaks for itself.
As they say, a picture speaks a thousand words, so here’s a summary of the run up to and installation of the show garden: